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Review: Baby Driver

Baby Driver

Baby Driver

Genre: Action, Crime, Music
Duration: 114 Minutes
Language: English
India Release Date: 30-JUN-2017
Pick-D-Flick Rating: 3.75 / 5 (Vehicular Musical Getaway)

Plot:
After being coerced into working for a crime boss, a young getaway driver finds himself taking part in a heist doomed to fail.

Overall Review:
After departure from Marvel Studios ‘Ant-Man’, Edgar Wright pulls back with his latest action-packed production “Baby Driver” that tells the story of a getaway driver named “Baby”. The plot of the film is pretty straight forward, a direct homage to a specific genre of film, in this case, the heist movie. Film ticks from the opening scene itself; first car chase that sets the pace beautifully...

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Review: Hindi Medium

Hindi Medium

Hindi Medium

Genre: Comedy, Drama
Duration: 133 Minutes
Language: Hindi
India Release Date: 19-MAY-2017
Pick-D-Flick Rating: 3.75 / 5 (A Magical Ride for the whole family)

Plot:
A couple from Chandni Chowk aspire to give their daughter the best education and thus be a part of and accepted by the elite of Delhi.

Overall Review:
Hindi Medium is directed by Saket Chaudhary, who previously co-wrote Shah Rukh Khan-starrer Asoka and has directed films like Pyaar Ke Side Effects and Shaadi Ke Side Effects. Film is a situational comedy based on social issues. It’s a family-oriented story of a couple who is determined that their three year-old daughter should study in an English medium school and they leave no stone unturned to achieve this goal...

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Review: Beauty And The Beast

BATB

BATB

Genre: Fantasy, Family, Musical
Duration: 129 Minutes
Language: English
India Release Date: 17-MAR-2017
Pick-D-Flick Rating: 3.5 on 5 (A Wonderful Musical | A Faithful & Fresh Adaptation)

Plot:
Disney’s animated classic takes on a new form, with a widened mythology and an all-star cast. A young prince, imprisoned in the form of a beast, can be freed only by true love. What may be his only opportunity arrives when he meets Belle, the only human girl to ever visit the castle since it was enchanted.

Overall Review:
Disney has been doing a good job reviving their animated classics into live-action versions: with Cinderella in 2015 & The Jungle Book in 2016, with varying degree of success...

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Review: Moana

Moana

Moana

Genre: Action, Adventure, Fantasy
Duration: 106 Minutes
Language: English
India Release Date: 02-DEC-2016
Pick-D-Flick Rating: 3.75 on 5 (Delightful and Exciting Journey not to be missed)

Plot:
In Ancient Polynesia, when a terrible curse incurred by Maui reaches an impetuous Chieftain’s daughter’s island, she answers the Ocean’s call to seek out the demigod to set things right.

Overall Review:
Moana is helmed by Ron Clements and John Musker, the same guys that co-directed both THE LITTLE MERMAID and ALADDIN. This is Disney’s 56th animated feature and the studio isn’t losing their touch. Film is full of original and incredibly catchy songs, brilliant characters and a heart-warming story that makes it soul touching animated film in recent times from Disney...

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Review: Doctor Strange

Doctor Strange

Doctor Strange

Genre: Action, Adventure, Fantasy
Duration: 115 Minutes
Language: English
India Release Date: 04-NOV-2016
Pick-D-Flick Rating: 4 on 5 (Kickass Entertainment with an addition of new Super Hero in MCU League – WATCH IT only in IMAX 3D)

Plot:
A former neurosurgeon embarks on a journey of healing only to be drawn into the world of the mystic arts.

Overall Review: 
The Marvel Cinematic Universe shines again with its 14th installment viz: Doctor Strange. Film is Stupendous, visually spellbinding, brilliantly acted and funny in most of the parts. Doctor Strange is one of the most interesting and strangest character from Marvel Cinematic Universe (MCU). Director Scott Derrickson does a good job of directing and Ben Davis’s cinematography is great...

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Review: Pink

Pink

Pink

Genre: Drama, Thriller
Duration: 136 minutes
Language: Hindi
India Release Date: 16-SEP-2016
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Plot:
“Pink” is a courtroom drama-thriller film, which is about Miss Arora (Taapsee Pannu) and her two roommates (Kirti Kulhari and Andrea Tariang), who are molested by drunk friends. How lawyer Deepak (Amitabh Bachchan), who is suffering from bipolar disorder, fights these girls’ case forms the crux of the story.

Overall Review:
Directed by Aniruddha Roy Chowdhary and presented by Shoojit Sircar, this court room thriller is set in Delhi. While first half of the films is at snail pace to establish the story and its characters, the second half is gripping and helps the film in reaching its crescendo. Film is embellished with powerful performances by Sr...

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Review: The Legend of Michael Mishra

The Legend of Michael Mishra

The Legend of Michael Mishra

Genre: Sports, Drama
Duration: 124 minutes
Language: Hindi
India Release Date: 02-AUG-2016
Pick-D-Flick Rating: 1.5 on 5 (Complete Waste of Time and Money. Rating upgraded from 1 to 1.5 for Unconventional Funny Movie End)

Plot:
Movie is about a hooligan/gangster whose ambitions and career are entirely shaped by his life-long quest for the girl he fell in love with – and lost – as a child. Their paths cross again as adults through a hare-brained set of circumstances that make Sajid Khan’s films seem well thought out.

Overall Review:
First thing first: There is nothing legendary about Manish Jha’s film: The Legend of Michael Mishra. Film is complete distaster with amateurish acting and a directionless plot...

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Review: Do Lafzon Ki Kahani

Do Lafzon Ki Kahani

Do Lafzon Ki Kahani

Genre: Drama, Romance
Duration: 127 minutes
Language: Hindi
India Release Date: 10-JUN-2016
Pick-D-Flick Rating: 2 on 5 (Bad But Not Terrible)

Plot:
Centered on ex-mixed martial arts artist Sooraj (Randeep Hooda) and sculptor artist Jenny (Kajal Aggarwal). Their fate intertwines when their past are revealed in their blooming relationship.

Overall Review: Adapted from korean film “Always”, Do Lafzon Ki Kahani fails to deliver as Romantic Action Entertainment. Deepak Tijori (Director) & Girish Dhamija (Script Writer) has made few changes from the original adaptation to suit the tastes of the local audience. However script is highly predictable and it fails to hold your attention. Film drags and takes the entire first half to build characters and love story...

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Review: Te3n

Te3n

Te3n

Genre: Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Duration: 136 minutes
Language: Hindi
India Release Date: 10-JUN-2016
Pick-D-Flick Rating: on 5

Plot:
A grandfather, police officer and a priest join hands to investigate and find a missing child.

Overall Review: Based on korean film: Montage, Te3n takes you into an old man’s journey of the search for truth. Ribhu Dasgupta’s directorial is a suspense thriller set in Kolkata. Te3n featrures industry’s best actors Amitabh Bachchan, Nawazuddin Siddiqui & Vidya Balan in pivotal role. Sadly, movie lacks all the punches of thriler and mystery mainly due to the glitches in script and the thrills. The story or the screenplay don’t set your pulse rates rising or heartbeats racing, but lethargically crawl towards the climax...

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Review: The Jungle Book (English Version)

The Jungle Book

The Jungle Book

Genre: Adventure, Drama, Family
Duration: 105 Minutes
Language: English & Hindi
India Release Date: 08-APR-2016

Plot:
An orphan boy is raised in the jungle with the help of a pack of wolves, a bear, and a black panther.

Overall Review: Rudyard Kipling’s Mowgli returns to the wild in classic version “The Jungle Book,” but this time he’s got the latest in digital animation to bring his animal friends and enemies to vivid life. The film is a computer-generated remake of the 1967 animated film that was based on Rudyard Kipling’s book. The overall plot of the film stays very faithful to the original film with minor changes. Film is visually stunning and entirely engaging...

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